voxel

Definitions

Computing

  • noun the smallest unit of three-dimensional space in a computer image, equivalent to a three-dimensional pixel

Electronics

  • Acronym for volume pixel. A unit of graphical information which defines a point in three-dimensional space, while a pixel (1) defines a point in two dimensions. A voxel has x, y, and z coordinates, while pixel has those for only × and y. It is also an abbreviation of volume element.
  • synonymvolume element
  • synonymvolume pixel
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